Category: birth rate

  • Births increase in US for first time in seven years

    The U.S. birth rate increased for the first time in seven years in 2021, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released on Tuesday. The National Center for Health Statistics analysis of 99.94 percent of registered birth records from last year found that births rose by 1 percent compared to the 2020 […]

  • The globally declining birth rate and the role of egg freezing

    Depopulation places an unsustainable burden on a diminishing workforce, as fewer workers are available to support an increasing number of seniors. But technological improvements in egg freezing have resulted in vastly improved pregnancy rates and could help slow the decline in births.

  • The Kids Aren’t Alright

    By KIM BELLARD America, like most cultures, claims to love and value children, but, gosh, the reality sure seems very different. Three recent reports help illustrate this: The Pew Research Center’s report on the expectation of having children, Claire Suddath’s searing look at the childcare industry on Bloomberg, and a UNICEF survey about how young […]